News Releases - Government of New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/featured_news.html Featured News - Government of New Brunswick New Brunswick breast cancer screening rates among highest in Canada http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.04.0401.html In New Brunswick, 57.4 per cent of women in the target age group are getting regular mammograms through the organized provincial screening program, ranking the province third in Canada for breast cancer screening participation. Wed, 16 April 2014 16:04:00 AST Investment in Sackville Legion improves accessibility http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.04.0398.html The provincial government has invested $25,000 towards upgrading the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26 in Sackville through the installation of an accessibility lift. Wed, 16 April 2014 14:34:00 AST A provincial Telestroke program being developed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.04.0389.html The provincial government is developing a standardized provincial telestroke system. Tue, 15 April 2014 14:48:00 AST Investment of $2.65 million in two Bouctouche infrastructure projects http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.04.0340.html The provincial government is investing $2.65 million in two infrastructure projects in Bouctouche, mainly to improve the municipal water system. Fri, 04 April 2014 15:56:00 AST Provincial and federal governments invest in Neguac's athletic infrastructure http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.04.0334.html The provincial and federal governments are investing a combined $300,000 for renovations to an athletic track and soccer field in Neguac. Fri, 04 April 2014 12:17:00 AST Inauguration of new annex at the École Régionale-de-Saint-André http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.04.0333.html The new annex at the École Régionale-de-Saint-André was officially inaugurated today. Fri, 04 April 2014 11:54:00 AST Investment in high-speed network supports technology sector growth and research http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.04.0332.html The provincial government, CANARIE, and F6 Networks are investing in a new high-speed, dark-fibre network that will connect northern New Brunswick to the provincial and national research and education networks. Fri, 04 April 2014 10:49:00 AST One-Job Pledge initiative helping Edmundston companies http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.04.0328.html The One-Job Pledge initiative has helped 94 graduates find employment at 73 businesses in the Edmundston region. Thu, 03 April 2014 12:36:00 AST Technology company to create 60 new jobs in Fredericton and Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.04.0318.html Introhive, a Fredericton-based data-analytics company, is expanding its operations, creating 60 new information and communications technology jobs in Saint John and Fredericton over the next five years. Wed, 02 April 2014 10:17:00 AST Electromechanical training program to be offered at CCNB-Edmundston http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.04.0317.html A new electromechanical training program will be offered at the Collège Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB)- Edmundston Campus thanks to investments from the provincial government. Wed, 02 April 2014 10:12:00 AST Schools which will participate in the Premier’s Challenge pilot project announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.04.0309.html The provincial government, in partnership with Active at School and Canadian Tire Corp., is putting a plan in action to get the province's children and youth active for at least one hour per day. Tue, 01 April 2014 10:14:00 AST HRG to establish training facility in Moncton http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.03.0307.html Hogg Robinson Group (HRG), a company specializing in corporate travel, expense and data management services, will establish a new training facility in Moncton and create up to 50 travel consultant positions within the next two years. Mon, 31 March 2014 14:19:00 AST Funding provided to renovate shelter in Saint John http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.03.0296.html Funding to help First Steps Housing Project Inc. to repair its shelter for expectant and new mothers who are homeless was announced today in Saint John. Fri, 28 March 2014 14:54:00 AST Investments in tobacco control activities http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.03.0292.html The provincial government is increasing its investments by more than 35 per cent to support the continued work of the New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition. Fri, 28 March 2014 10:07:00 AST MLAs adopt shared risk model http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.03.0284.html Legislation is being introduced today to move members of the legislative assembly to a shared-risk pension plan. Wed, 26 March 2014 11:37:00 AST Several Moncton roads resurfaced through Gas Tax Fund http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.03.0274.html Officials gathered today to recognize the ongoing work to maintain Moncton roads in good condition through investments under the Gas Tax Fund. Fri, 21 March 2014 12:15:00 AST Provincial government to continue to support those in need in 2014-15 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.03.0271.html The provincial government will invest $1.09 billion in the upcoming fiscal year to help seniors, low-income individuals, children and persons with disabilities. This figure is contained in the 2014-15 budget estimates of the Department of Social Development, released today. Fri, 21 March 2014 08:31:00 AST Program modernized to better support children with disabilities and their families http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.03.0270.html A provincial program that supports children with disabilities and their families is being modernized with an investment of $1.5 million, Social Development Minister Madeleine Dubé announced today. Fri, 21 March 2014 08:29:00 AST New resources to promote online safety for children, youth http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.03.0264.html The provincial government signed an agreement today to provide further protection to children and adolescents using the Internet. Wed, 19 March 2014 14:36:00 AST Premier holds trade, economic discussions with European Union ambassadors http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.03.0263.html Premier David Alward became the first provincial premier to be officially received by the group of European Union ambassadors when he held discussions with them in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 18. Wed, 19 March 2014 12:36:00 AST Funding increased for universities, help for students and employers http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.03.0262.html The Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour is investing more than $593 million in fiscal 2014-15 in its core mandate of people, skills and jobs. The figures were outlined today as the department's main estimates were presented in the legislative assembly. Wed, 19 March 2014 12:20:00 AST Sport and wellness budget doubles http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.03.0259.html The provincial government is fulfilling its commitment to double the funding for sport, recreation and wellness by investing an additional $1.5 million in those sectors in 2014-15. Tue, 18 March 2014 16:23:00 AST Provincial, federal governments sign agreement in principle to renew labour market agreements, create Canada Job Grant http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.03.0243.html The provincial government has signed an agreement in principle with the federal government to renew labour market agreements and create the Canada Job Grant totalling about $66 million. Fri, 14 March 2014 09:36:00 AST New Brunswick delegation to attend international seafood show http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.03.0246.html Seven New Brunswick companies will join a delegation led by Premier David Alward to participate in North America's largest seafood show this weekend in Boston. Fri, 14 March 2014 09:00:00 AST New forestry management strategy to create jobs, investment http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2014.03.0234.html A forestry management strategy released today will encourage investment, maintain thousands of jobs, create hundreds of new jobs and manage Crown forests in a sustainable way. Wed, 12 March 2014 13:17:00 AST Wed, 16 April 2014 16:04:00 AST